8 Brilliant Ways To Score Cheap Movie Tickets In Canada

8 Brilliant Ways To Score Cheap Movie Tickets In Canada

Historically, movie theatre tickets used to be way cheaper than they are now. Nowadays, if you’re not going on a Tuesday (where general ticket prices start at $8.99) and are movie-going any other day of the week, it could cost you upwards of $13.99While there are obvious tactics like using SCENE points towards movie tickets, you can also keep movie night alive and thriving with other inconspicuous ways to save.

Check out these 8 ways to get cheap movie tickets in Canada below and save on your next movie theatre outing!

Costco Cineplex Packages

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Costco members rejoice! The wholesale retailer has some great deals on Cineplex movie tickets. The brand typically carries two different packages: The Costco Cineplex Child Movie Package ($9.99) or The Great Escape Package ($25.99) which includes two adult tickets, two beverages, and one regular sized popcorn.

Virgin Mobile BOGO


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If Virgin Mobile is your phone provider, then you’re in luck! Members are offered two-for-one Cineplex movie tickets several different times over the course of a year. To score this awesome deal head over to this link here, or get cozy with any friends who use Virgin Mobile. If you play your cards right, maybe they’ll invite you to come along.

CAA Deals

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A CAA membership will offer you a number of great perks, Cineplex movie tickets being one of them. Not only does the program offer discounts on individual tickets, but also packages at certain times of the year. In terms of individual tickets, members can receive 18% off by purchasing tickets at a CAA store. You can find locations using the brand’s website.

SCENE Points


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Redeeming your SCENE points for Cineplex tickets is probably one of the most well-known ways to save at the box office. The loyalty program affiliated with Scotiabank and Cineplex offers a free general admission movie ticket for every 1,000 points. 


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If you think cheap movie tickets are great, you’ll love free ones even more. Gofobo is a service that connects its members with exclusive events and screenings in your area. All you have to do is sign-up and wait for their email blasts — just act fast! Tickets and seating are limited, but so worth it when you score your free pair!

Air Miles


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Air Miles currently offers four different Cineplex offers that collectors can choose from as a way to use their Miles to see movies. They also offer $10 off e-coupons online at cineplex.com, redeemable for 95 rewards miles. While it won’t cover the entire cost of a ticket, it’s still substantial enough to look into. If you frequently shop at Metro, Rexall, or Sobey’s and don’t yet have an Air Miles card, get on it — it’s entirely free to sign up and worth it.


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RedFlagDeals is one of the best sources if you’re looking to save on a number of different things including Cineplex tickets. While available deals will regularly change, searching “Cineplex” in the website browser will show you the most up-to-date deals. 

Independent Theatres

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Cineplex might be the king of movie theatres, but if you live in a bigger city like Toronto, there are other smaller cinema chains that offer tickets for less. In Toronto, Fox Theatre on Queen St E. offers student and member prices for $9.00, while Market Square Theatre on Front and Carlton Cinema on Carlton offer general admission tickets for $10.00. And in Vancouver, you can score catch a flick for less at theatres like Dunbar and Rio.

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